Teaching and Learning Seminar Series

The mission of the Teaching and Learning Seminar Series (TLSS) is to provide new faculty from a variety of disciplines with the basic information and essential tools needed to effectively teach students in the health professions.  Topics are taught through a combination of didactic presentations, discussions, and hands-on workshop activities, and are presented by University faculty that have expertise in certain topics.

Please look for a new schedule starting Ocober 2019!

2017-2018 Schedule

9/8/17  Who Are These Students in My Classroom? The Millennial Student
presented by Mary Niemczyk, Ph.D., MBA, Student Counselor
This workshop is designed to provide edcuatore with an understanding of how millennials think and behave. As with all generations cohort tend to have characteristics and behaviours that are unique. This generation, the millennials, are considered distictly different tahn previous generation, especially in regards to attutudes, work ethic, and preferred methods of communication, to name a few. Understanding this will allow educatiors to deelop intruction to better ensure engagement and learning for these students.

VIDEO/NO HANDOUT

9/15/17  Interpretation of Discrimination Data from Multiple-Choice Test Items
presented by Johana Vallejo-Eliaz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physiology
VIDEO/HANDOUT

9/29/17 Developing Learning Obejectives and Test Items
present by Dr. Niemczyk
VIDEO/NO HANDOUT

10/13/17  Incorporating Learning Activities in Large vs. Small Class Activities
presented by Lynn Patton, MS, R.Ph., Professor, Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy - Glendale
VIDEO/HANDOUT

10/20/17 Developing Instruction for Today's Students
present by Dr. Niemczyk
VIDEO/NO HANDOUT

11/10/17  Use of the Flipped Classroom in Graduate Health Care Education: Tips for Success
presented by Katherine Schofield, DHS, OTR/L, CHS, Assistant Program Director and Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program
VIDEO/NO HANDOUT

11/17/17  Critical Thinking
presented by Joie Rowles, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy-Glendale
VIDEO/HANDOUT

1/19/18  Teaching Strategies and Classroom Assessment Techniques: Think, Pair, Share and One-Minute Papaer
presented by Shari Burns, CRNA, Ed.D., Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program
VIDEO/HANDOUT

1/26/18  Effective Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Skills in Teaching
presented by Kate Jansen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Program
VIDEO/NO HANDOUT

2/16/18  Make it "Stick": The Science of Successful Learning
presented by Nancy Stackhouse, Ed.D., Associate Prograion and Director of Outcomes Assessment, College of Veterinary Medicine-Glendale
VIDEO/NO HANDOUT

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